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respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
told peggy fox that he and his family are doing well and they are relying on their faith. >>> the jim zorn firing has led to the retirement of an nfl coaching legend. redskins offensive line coach joe bugle has announced that he's retiring from the nfl. after 32 years, he's walking away this week. the team is planning to honor his career >>> and you can follow developing redskins coaching saga any time by going to our web site, www.wusa9.com check out our sports page for skins unsensorred. with indepth blogs about the changes at redskins park. >>> the wizards gilbert arenas now apologizes for the gun play inside a locker room at verizon center. arenas admits that he took out unloaded guns. he says it was part of a failed joke on a teammate. he did not specify the name of the teammate. the new york post reports that the gun play stemmed from arenas' losing $60,000 in a card game with his teammate javal mcgee. another teammate, javarus crittenton offered to front the money. and arenas says the gun joke came from when his leg was injured and crittenton offered to shoot him like an old ho
been condemned. >>> i'm peggy fox in fairfax county where parents said if fairfax county schools decline, the whole state's economy will suffer. >> fairfax county and other northern virginia counties are supported the rest of the state for years, and now we're hurting. i know everyone else is, but it's time that we get our fair share. >> reporter: the parents told lawmakers that fairfax county should be able to keep more of the taxes raised here so that the schools won't suffer more devastating cuts. some elementary school classrooms have as many as 34 students. >> too many. that's a lot of children for teaching and i'm shocked they would want to add anymore. it takes away from the learning experience. >> you are playing russian row let with class size. how big can it it get before the test scores go down. >> i'm armando trull in the fort hunt neighborhood of fairfax county where dozens of school children were trapped on a bus because of the weather. icy conditions on the town hall portion of stafford road were so dangerous on friday morning the bus driver decided to stop after
lotion can't. gold bond concentrated therapy. real medicine, ultimate healing. >>> i'm peggy fox with moms like me.com. the monday spotlight. we are here two weeks in to 2010 and the question today is how to keep your new year's resolution, especially if it has to getting fit. and with us a dietitian and editor of washington family magazine. how do we keep the resolutions? we have great intentions, get fit and exercise every day and then reality hits. didn't get enough sleep or whatever your kid is sick. what do you recommend. >> first thing is you have to keep yourself aware and the best thing to keep yourself aware, use a blackberry, notebook but write down, if you are talking about weight loss write down what you eat. >> we have a full screen and tips to show you. you say if you keep these three things, what will happen. >> you will be successful. the reason why is keeping a food log you are aware and eating breakfast, you feel your brain has more energy to think of what you need to do. >> reporter: and exercise 60 minutes of day. >> that's what the government recommends, 60 m
wednesday, january 20th. from 11:00 to 12:00. peggy fox and myself are going to host this at rsvp. we will do a panini with a soup. ramen noodle soup. >> kind of for kids. >> we will have the information on our website at wusa9.com. greg? >> thank you very much. >>> >> thank you. rsvp catering thing you can get the information about the wednesday meetup on momslikeme.com. >>> you know it might be the middle of winter but our next guest says now is the time to start thinking of summer camp for your child. the publisher of washington family magazine is in the momslikeme.com spotlight this morning. thank you for coming today. what are the benefits of camp? if parents haven't sent their kids off to camp yet or their kids are too little to go, what are the benefits. >> it is huge. they can focus on things they are interested in and not only enhance what they are interested in already but learn whether they are interested. camp is a great place to experiment and try out those things they may want to try out. >> should you go for a specialized camp or a camp that has everything. >> that depe
but as peggy fox reports, republican lawmakers say they won't let it happen. >> most virginiaians will see it as ludicrous. >> reporter: republican leaders are blasting outgoing governor's budget because it includes new taxes and fees that don't exist. >> he is looking at a billion to two billion dollars in extra taxes. virginiaians can't afford that. >> reporter: he says they won't approve the may be to reinstate the car tax or localities to impose a 1% surcharge on top of the state income tax. >> that hits virginia families smack in the pocketbook. >> reporter: but miramar grit relationship -- miramar garrett ripple says. >> it's good to have a variety of tax sources so no one segment of the community is hit more than another. >> reporter: if the legislature doesn't increase taxes or fees it must decrease spending. that is on top of millions in cuts and services and hundreds of layoffs in state governments already. >> nobody likes taxes but we can't have schools, roads, the wonderful public libraries that we have in arlington are fabulous. >> the most important thing a leader can do in t
us a call at... because no one should be left out in the cold. i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. at our meetup the chef showed house how to make a variety of ramen soup and he said it is a great way to sneak in vegetables in your children's diets. the paninis can be simple or made with gourmet cheese and ham. >> the green bob choi is prettier and the taste overbook choi is what i remember growing up and what i enjoyed about won on the soup. >> because of hectic lives we have gottingen away from cooking and hence the fast food but he showed a wonderful recipe that is simple, easy and fun to make that the whole family can be involved. >> reporter: you can find the recipes and instructions in the recipe group on momslikeme.com. next beak's meetup, reading labels. learn what to avoid before you buy those skin care products. and learn new exercise tips from ricky thornton. >>> here's a look at the school delays we have for you this morning -- >>> it may be too warm for a wintry mix down south. cameras caught a funnel cloud in huntsville, alabama where a state of emergency has bee
'm peggy fox with mom mom, the website working to improve the lives of local moms. this week we got together to help others. we put together health kits for the people of haiti and gathered items requested by relief organizations like soap, wash cloths, toothbrushes and band-aids and sealed them in individual bags to send to haiti. our turnout was great and the work went fast. >> there is always steve in the world, man made and natural strife and we have to hit the balance by working for the greater good and thisaway we are trying to do today. >> anything we can do for our communities, be it a local or world community is what we need to do. >> reporter: we will be taking the bags to the annandale united methodist church that will send them out this week. if you would like to make your own bags to send go to momslikeme.com to find out what specific items need to be put in the bags. it is on the front page of momslikeme.com. >> imagine waking up to find your car completely encased in ice. that's what a woman in iowa woke up to yesterday. a pipe burst on the street where amber posh par
. he was joined by his wife, peggy, and the two were taken by limousine to dan snyder's home where i'm told they did discuss terms of a contract into the evening. the parties expected to get into more serious talks this morning and this morning his agent flew into town. right now, nothing completed but jim zorn believes the building blocks are in place to produce a winner. >> i wouldn't speculate on mike. i would just speculate on the next head coach. my hope is that he sees that there was a pretty good foundation on that -- on our side of the building some something to grow with, not something to sort of go, oh, we've got to start all over. start from scratch. i think there's -- i think there's a nucleus there. will there be a lot of changes? sure. there will be a lot of changes. and there would have been some if i was here. no question about it. but, you know, he'll -- whoever that guy is, he's going to have a great organization to work with. i know that. and he's going to have an unbelievable fan base to work with. i know that as well. >> jim zorn is right, change is coming. we'll
'm peggy fox. join our support group on momslikeme.com and help them keep the goals while getting encouragement by themselves. >>> a gunman opened fire in the federal courthouse in las vegas. two officers shot and one of them died. as teri okita reports. employees were quickly evacuated. >> reporter: shooting outside the las vegas courthouse. a witness who said he took this home video near the federal building in downtown las vegas, he could hear gun shots after gun shots being fired. police and federal agents moved in quickly after the man carrying his shotgun, walked into the lobby of the courthouse on monday morning. and according to a police spokeswoman, just started unloading. >> the k-9 units, the s.w.a.t. teams, they were on top of the federal building. >> reporter: they shot that security officer and the deputy u.s. marshall. the 6-year-old security officer died shortly after at the nearby hospital. and the marshall is in serious condition, but is expected to survive the injuries. authorities say that seven u.s. marshalls and the security officers exchanged fire with the s
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